Grateful Dead Live at Onongada County War Memorial on 1976-09-28
- Live concert
- Grateful Dead
- DeadLists Project
Source: Unknown aud (FOB) via Dave Minor patched with SBD. DAT > SHN transfer by Dale Shepherd, shn encoding, pitch correction and patching by Matt vernon
- Unknown aud (FOB) patched with SBD; pitch correction
- Syracuse, NY
- Audience Recording
- Taped by
- Transferred by
- Dale Shepherd
Subject: Better than Dick's Picks 20
The problem for me, as Zaorish notes below, was the sound on the DP is very "flat." This is actually a problem with a lot of the Fall '76 soundboards, where everything seems to be in a very one-dimensional sonic range. For this show in particular, it had the effect if making it sound completely and utterly lifeless.
Not so at all with this excellent aud recording. Though it's not quite as clear as the sbd, the sound is much brighter and fuller. The energy of the music really comes through on this copy in a way that just doesn't on the sbd.
Thanks to this aud, I finally "get" this show, and this 2nd set is easily one of the finest of the year, if not the best!
Subject: Yes this is my first show
Subject: The show is a beauty, the only question is: AUD or SBD?
The only question remains: do you choose the SBD or the AUD?
SBD: It's clean, but flat as a board.
AUD: A little muddy but very big and beautiful, especially the drums. The crowd response is also perfect. Listen to the fans swell with joy at Jerry's first subbbblime turn in Goin' Down the Road.
Anyway I think you should choose this aud over the SBD.
Subject: One of the Best of 1976
1st set highlights are a fabulous "Tennessee Jed" and the "Let It Grow" > "GDTRFB" closer. BLAZING stuff!
The 2nd set is one long journey through GD heaven, one of my all-time favorites, seriously inspired from the first note to the last. "The Wheel" is just just incredible incredible, perhaps my favorite version ever. "Comes A Time" is also a serious highlight in a set full of them.
I can't say enough about this SUPERB gem of a show, particularly the 2nd set. The SDBD is a tad dry compared to this great AUD, but get your hands on this show As Soon As Possible, in either format!
Subject: awsome show
email me at firstname.lastname@example.org happy to share the full soundboard with some good listeners.
Subject: My first Dead Concert
Subject: War Memorial is da bomb!
In da good ol days, before they pulled the SBDs, I used to ignore muddy AUDs...but now I'm discovering shows like this one are VERY enjoyable, despite the less than perfect audio quality. War Memorial seems to be one of those arenas where the band was consistently ON....check out the 82/83 shows there.
In addition this is the only Let it Grow>GDTRFB I think they ever played and the Playin>Wheel is nice but the Sampson crushes it. Eyes and the jam out / dancin are really great as well...
Subject: Haven't listetened to it all yet but...
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